Mr Graham George Brookman

02/11/1922-25/06/2020

Passed away peacefully June 25th 2020.
Aged 97 years.

Loved and loving husband of Suzanne (dec).

Loved father and father-in-law of Graham and Annemarie, Steve and Ali, Rob and Verity.

Adored Pup of Tom, Nikki, Joanna, Torben, Geordie and Kit.

Great Pup of Ben, Mietta, Gigi, Teddy and Arthur.

Rest in Peace.

In lieu of floral tributes donations in Graham's memory may be made to the Carrick Hill Development Foundation.

Please email curator.carrick@sa.gov.au to request further information.

As a result of Covid-19 restrictions capacity in Church is limited.
For those wishing to attend Graham's Funeral Service please email rbrookman@sweetreason.com.au
for further details.


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"Sincere condolences to the Bookman family. I only got to know Graham recently at St Louis Retirement Home, where I was part of a team from St Oswald's Parkside who provided a Communion Service and community sing-song. I was particularly struck by his beautiful tenor voice, and a memorable "Danny Boy." I'm sure he will be greatly missed."
– Dr Deborah Osman 02nd Jul 2020 - 03:22:06 PM

"My condolences to the Brookman family. My railway career started with an interview to join the SAR in 1975. and continued with him as a caring "Boss" and a valued colleague as so many railwaymen found him. For many, he reflected the SAR culture and led by example throughout many years of service. He will be remembered with affection by those who survive him."
– Roger Wyatt 30th Jun 2020 - 11:08:08 AM

"Carrick Hill honours Graham for his long-standing interest and support in the historic house and garden. We will miss his voice at meetings reminding us to keep our promises and ensure the future of the place. We will remember Graham as a kind and determined man who knew and loved the bushland around his home. Richard Heathcote (past Director, Carrick Hill)."
– Richard Heathcote 30th Jun 2020 - 09:54:53 AM

"Our condolences to family - Graham was a friend through SPOC for 60 yrs"
– Peter and Pam McKee 29th Jun 2020 - 12:06:21 PM

"My sincere condolences to the Brookman family. I had a very high regard for Graham having got to know him while doing civil engineering work for him as a consultant .
Also as a member of the Riverside Rowing Club I am very grateful for the major contribution Graham made in establishing our wonderful boat house in its present location after the move in 1973 from the Festival Centre site.
Hugh Orr"
– Hugh Orr 27th Jun 2020 - 06:09:43 PM

"My condolences to all the family. I followed Graham into the Resident Engineer, Works, position in the South Australian Railways when he was promoted in December 1966. Graham (GG) was a very nice person."
– Don Callow 27th Jun 2020 - 12:48:19 PM